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iPads taken from John Baldwin school

Nearly three dozen iPads were stolen from John Baldwin Elementary School in Danville on Tuesday night. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Jan 27, 2014 at 12:35 pm | 17 comments | 4588 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gunman in eviction shooting identified, held on $2.5M bail

The alleged gunman, 42-year-old Mike Ghoneim, was arrested and booked into Contra Costa County Jail in Martinez early Thursday...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Ney, on Sep 20, 2013 at 10:13 am | 2 comments | 4584 Views

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Weekend drowning claims 10-year-old

Tragedy struck a Danville family this weekend, as a 10-year-old girl drowned Saturday in the family's backyard swimming pool....

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Gino Giordano, on Aug 24, 2009 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 4578 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dougherty Valley water supplier implements use restrictions

People living and working in the Dougherty Valley area of San Ramon face new water restrictions as their water provider works...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Flylooper, on Jul 20, 2014 at 6:22 am | 11 comments | 4566 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Last player in St. Isidore embezzlement case sentenced

An Alamo resident and former volunteer at St. Isidore's Catholic Church has been sentenced in an embezzlement case. Evelyn...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by been there, on Feb 27, 2012 at 10:57 pm | 33 comments | 4556 Views

AROUND TOWN

Landslide mitigation work under way at KB Homes development

During the approval process for Quail Ridge, geotechnical reports identified an area south of the planned development that...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by JT, on Apr 15, 2013 at 12:24 pm | 17 comments | 4549 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ask the Vet: Shedding

A reader writes that she is tired of living with so much shedded dog hair. This month's column provides reasons for shedding...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Gallant Cotons, on Oct 13, 2013 at 9:51 am | 2 comments | 4548 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What is your opinion of our Danville schools?

Letís start some real conversations about our Danville schools. Students: Do you feel safe in your Danville school? ...

Original post made by Marie on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by has to be anonymous, on Sep 16, 2009 at 10:57 am | 78 comments | 4530 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pair busted in San Ramon school theft may be linked to similar crime in Danville

Two men arrested this week outside a San Ramon elementary school are also being considered "persons of interest" in a similar...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Feb 7, 2014 at 10:57 am | 4 comments | 4516 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect who allegedly shot property manager during foreclosure surrenders after standoff

A property manager was shot when he and sheriff's deputies attempted to deliver a foreclosure notice at a home in unincorporated...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 19, 2013 at 5:40 pm | 3 comments | 4499 Views

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Danville man convicted of lying to get legal residency

A Danville man faces deportation after being convicted of lying to obtain citizenship. Jie Zhong's naturalization was revoked...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Sep 20, 2013 at 2:49 pm | 8 comments | 4491 Views

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Judge rules Danville officials improperly approved housing development

The town of Danville acted improperly during its approval of a proposed residential development in the northeastern part...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by RS, on Aug 27, 2014 at 11:04 pm | 27 comments | 4488 Views

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San Ramon attorney sentenced in 'dirty DUI' case

A San Ramon family law attorney specializing in divorce cases has been sentenced to two years in federal prison as the latest...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by Member , on Feb 11, 2014 at 5:14 pm | 12 comments | 4479 Views

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School board endorses Alamo campus redesign amid neighbor complaints

The San Ramon Valley school board approved the Stone Valley Middle School renovation project Tuesday night amid support from...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Horace Mann (look me up), on Dec 15, 2014 at 8:29 am | 4 comments | 4475 Views

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CHP: Speed possibly factor in fatal head-on

A young Danville web designer may have been speeding along Crow Canyon Road before the head-on collision that claimed his...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by Barbie, on Nov 13, 2013 at 9:09 pm | 1 comment | 4457 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bill to mandate kindergarten passes Assembly

The Assembly last week passed a bill that would make kindergarten attendance mandatory for students before they can take...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Jun 8, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 3 comments | 4453 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rare, polio-like virus striking Bay Area children

A polio-like illness has stricken 25 children in California, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital officials announced at a...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Feb 28, 2014 at 3:12 pm | 2 comments | 4428 Views

AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: San Ramon council continues Faria Preserve hearing

The San Ramon City Council discussed the proposed Faria Preserve residential development for nearly four hours Tuesday night...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Kate, on Jul 18, 2014 at 2:03 pm | 25 comments | 4412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alamo teen heading 'into thin air'

An 18-year-old from Alamo is hoping to be one of the youngest to ever climb Mount Everest, and his parents are backing him...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Susanne, on May 14, 2010 at 11:34 am | 6 comments | 4405 Views

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12 San Ramon Valley campuses named 2014 California Distinguished School

Twelve San Ramon Valley elementary schools have received the 2014 California Distinguished School award, state officials...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Diana, on May 1, 2014 at 6:45 pm | 5 comments | 4393 Views
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Primaries and Pivots
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